noun em·bus·qué \¦äm(ˌ)bü¦skā, äⁿbu̅e̅skā\

Definition of embusqué



  1. :  a person seeking to avoid military service (as by working in a government office) :  shirker, slacker

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Origin and Etymology of embusqué

French, from past participle of (s')embusquer to lie in ambush, shirk, from Old French embuschier to place in ambush — more at ambush

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a trip made at another's expense

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